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Orientation FAQ's

 

You can reach us at admissions@eku.edu or text us at 859-544-2070.

Who needs to attend Orientation?

Any first time, full-time student in the fall who has already been admitted. If they are over 21 years of age or are transferring in more than 24 credit hours, Orientation is optional for them.


How does a student register for Orientation?

  • Go to orientation.eku.edu
  • Click on the campus where you want to attend Orientation.
  • Follow the steps provided on that campus' page to register for Orientation.

What is the Summer Orientation schedule?

Summer Orientation will take place this summer online. Students will receive information about how to log into their Orientation day before their scheduled date. 


How much is the Orientation fee and how do I pay it?

The Orientation fee is $45. After registering for Orientation, students will receive an email with a direct link and instructions on how to pay the fee. The Orientation fee should be paid 3 days before your scheduled date. 


How do I get my Fall schedule?

You will have a pre-advising survey emailed to you. Once you complete and return the survey, an academic advisor will create your schedule. Once your schedule has been created, you will be able to see it and confirm it. 


Can I make changes to my Fall schedule?

Yes, you will be able to make any changes needed to your schedule. 


What if I want to change my Orientation session date?

Please email your request to orientation@eku.edu.


What is Orientation?

Orientation is your first official welcome to the "Campus Beautiful." During Online Orientation this summer, you will attend an interactive session 


Do I have to attend Orientation?

YES. Orientation is required for all new incoming freshmen. If you are over 21 years of age or are transferring in more than 24 credit hours, Orientation is optional.

What happens if I am unable to attend any of the listed Orientation sessions?

If you are unable to attend any of the Orientation dates provided please contact us at orientation@eku.edu.


 

 

If I have questions about Financial Aid, Housing, etc, will I be able to ask those during Orientation?

Representatives from these departments and more will be available during the day at Orientation to answer your questions.


Who should I contact if I need special accommodations?

Please contact us at orientation@eku.edu with your requests.


Is there a deadline to register for Orientation?

There is not a deadline to register for Orientation; however, we do encourage students to register for a session as soon as possible as dates do fill up.


Where can I buy my textbooks?

Our campus bookstore will be open and available for parents and students to order textbooks.


What if I am taking classes in the summer?

Orientation is offered throughout the entire summer. If you are taking classes during the summer and do not see a day that works with your schedule, please email orientation@eku.edu.


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